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Motichoor Ladoo Recipe

This is a popular Pakistani and Indian sweet which is often served at the ftime of ccelebrations, like birth of a child, marriage ceremony or any other happy occasion. It is liked by the people of all ages.

These Motichoor ladoo are easy to make at home. Only a few ingredients and this unbelievably tasty recipe is ready. The main ingredients are gram flour and sugar. You can prepare Motichoor laddu anytime you want as you just need a few simple ingredients to nail this delicious dessert. 

Try and let us know how you liked the recipe.

Ingredients for Motichoor Ladoo

  • 2 1/2 cup gram flour (besan)
  • 3 cup ghee
  • 2 pinch baking soda
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon green cardamom powder
  • 3 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon edible food color
  • 2 cup water


  1. To make Motichoor Ladoo at home, take a large bowl to add 2 1/2 cups of gram flour, then add orange colour and mix it well. Add 2 cups of water 2 pinches of baking soda. Mix it so that it attains a perfect consistency. The batter is ready for frying.
  2. Take a large deep frying pan or use a voke. Pour 3 cups of ghee and put it on high flame. Remember this tip.
  3. Pour the batter in ghee like we make the pakoras.
  4. Cook on high heat and take them out before they change colours. Use a paper towel so that there is no extra ghee.
  5. Let these pakoras cool down and then use a blender to blend them but do not blend too much.
  6. Now in a pan add 2 cups of water and three cups of sugar.
  7. Allow this to cook until we get the consistency of 2 threads. Add cardamom powder. The people who use a cooking thermometer they should allow the temperature reach to 226 degrees Celsius.
  8. Now add the blended besan, into the pan and mix it thoroughly with a ladle. Turn the fire off and leave it to cool. 
  9. Grease your hands with a little ghee and start shaping the ladoos. Place them in an open tray and garnish with some crushed nuts and indulge in the goodness.
  10. Serve when cool.


You can add some crushed pistachios or slivered almonds to the ladoos to enhance their taste.

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